Can't Help Lovin' That Man

Can't Help Lovin' That Man

     
 

...Included on this CD are 25 often-obscure dance band recordings from the 1925-34 period featuring male vocalists mostly singing lyrics obviously written for females (such as "Can't Help Lovin' That Man," "The Man I Love" and "Love for Sale"). The liner notes make it sound as if these were rare examples of homosexual feelings being expressed on record, when in fact… See more details below

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...Included on this CD are 25 often-obscure dance band recordings from the 1925-34 period featuring male vocalists mostly singing lyrics obviously written for females (such as "Can't Help Lovin' That Man," "The Man I Love" and "Love for Sale"). The liner notes make it sound as if these were rare examples of homosexual feelings being expressed on record, when in fact in virtually all cases the singers were stuck with the material given to them by song pluggers and made the best of it...

Product Details

Release Date:
08/03/1993
Label:
Sony
UPC:
0074645285528
catalogNumber:
52855

Tracks

  1. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man  - Bud Freeman
  2. Masculine Women, Feminine Men  - Merritt Brunies
  3. Help! @@Gresh, Earl & His Gangplank Orchestra
  4. The Right Kind of Man @@Golden Gate Orchestra
  5. He's My Kind of Man @@Flamingo Melodians
  6. He's So Unusual  -  Fred Rich & His Orchestra
  7. The Man I Love  -  Sam Lanin's Famous Players
  8. I Want to Be Bad  - Ray Ventura
  9. Gay Love  - Bing Crosby
  10. Am I Blue  -  Travelers
  11. Can't We Be Friends?  -  Georgians
  12. In My Little Hope Chest  -  Clevelanders
  13. He's a Good Man to Have Around @@Cherwin, Dick & His Orchestra
  14. I Got Rhythm @@Lem, Harold & His Orchestra
  15. What Wouldn't I Do for That Man  - Frankie Trumbauer
  16. But I Can't Make a Man  -  Travelers
  17. The One That I Love Loves Me  -  Meyer Davis & His Orchestra
  18. Buy, Buy for Baby (Or Baby Will Bye Bye You)  -  Columbians [1]
  19. He's My Secret Passion  - Danny Yates
  20. Love for Sale @@Hotchkiss Dance Orchestra
  21. Can't Do Without His Love @@Haymes, Joe & His Orchestra
  22. Hold Your Man  -  Will Osborne & His Orchestra
  23. Pu-Leeze! Mister Hemingway  - Guy Lombardo
  24. Come up and See Me Sometime  - Cliff "Ukelele Ike" Edwards
  25. Beach Boy  -  Paul Whiteman Orchestra

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians   Leader,Track Performer
Bing Crosby   Vocals,Track Performer
Bud Freeman   Leader,Tenor Saxophone,Track Performer
Gene Krupa   Drums
Eddie Lang   Guitar
Jack Teagarden   Trombone
Joe Venuti   Violin
Paul Whiteman   Leader
Merritt Brunies   Cornet,Leader,Track Performer
Pee Wee Erwin   Trumpet
Carl Kress   Guitar
Frankie Trumbauer   Clarinet,Leader,Alto Saxophone,C-Melody Saxophone,Track Performer
Ray Ventura   Piano,Leader,Track Performer
Freddy Martin   Leader,Tenor Saxophone
Will Osborne   Vocals,Track Performer
Cliff "Ukelele Ike" Edwards   Vocals,Track Performer
Red McKenzie   Vocals
Andrew Lloyd Webber   Tuba
Artie Bernstein   Bass
Arnold Brillhardt   Alto Saxophone
Spencer Clark   Bass Saxophone
Tony Colucci   Banjo
Freddy Cusick   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Kurt Dieterle   Violin
Jimmy Dorsey   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Tommy Dorsey   Trombone
Mike Doty   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Tom Dowd   Trombone
Tommy Fellini   Banjo
Chris Fletcher   Guitar
Larry Gomar   Drums
Roger Grasset   Tuba
Lennie Hayton   Piano
Lewis King   Vocals
Stan King   Drums
Manny Klein   Trumpet
Paul Mason   Tenor Saxophone
Glenn Miller   Trombone
Nuncio "Toots" Mondello   Alto Saxophone
John Morris   Vocals
Floyd O'Brien   Trombone
Mischa Russell   Violin
Arthur Schutt   Piano
Fred Van Eps   Trumpet
Sterling Bose   Trumpet
Dick McDonough   Guitar
Joe Tarto   Bass
Fred Rich   Leader
Roy Bargy   Piano
Albert Duffy   Violin
Chauncey Gray   Piano
Carl Loeffler   Trombone
Pete Pumiglio   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Sam Ruby   Tenor Saxophone
Hank Stern   Tuba
Larry Alpeter   Trombone
Benny Bonacio   Clarinet,Bass Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
John Cordaro   Clarinet,Bass Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Dan d'Andrea   Clarinet,Violin,Alto Saxophone
Harry Goldfield   Trumpet
Min Leibrook   Bass Saxophone
Matty Malneck   Violin
Charlie Margulus   Trumpet
Art Miller   Bass
Mike Pingatore   Guitar
Andy Secrest   Trumpet
Pierre Simon   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Charles Strickfaden   Clarinet,Oboe,Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Smith Ballew   Vocals
Bob Chester   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Clevelanders   Track Performer
Louis "King" Garcia   Trumpet
Georgians   Track Performer
Irving Kaufman   Vocals
Sam Lanin   Leader
Carmen Lombardo   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Vocals
Paul Specht   Violin,Leader
Phil Spitalny   Leader
Travelers   Track Performer
Joe Haymes   Leader
Paul Whiteman Orchestra   Track Performer
Will Osborne & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Fred Rich & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Meyer Davis & His Orchestra   Leader,Track Performer
Ward Silloway   Trombone
Ed Kirkeby   Leader
Richard Clark   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Joe Dubin   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Lebert Lombardo   Trumpet
Larry Owen   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Vocals
Nat Natoli   Trumpet
Alfie Evans   Alto Saxophone
Herb Quigley   Drums
Izzy Friedman   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Leo McConville   Trumpet
William J. Owen   Banjo
George Beaver   Vocals
Harry Brunies   Trombone
Dick Cherwin   Bass,Leader
Bill Coty   Vocals
Edoard S. Foy   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Vocals
Serge Glykson   Alto Saxophone
Earl Gresh   Violin,Leader
Bud Jacobson   Clarinet
Fred Kreitzer   Piano
Gaston Lapeyronnie   Trumpet
Victor Lombardo   Baritone Saxophone
Dudley Mecum   Piano
Mike Mosiello   Trumpet
Bill Paley   Drums
Everett Stump   Reeds
Norman Vanhook   Tuba
Bob Vaz   Piano
Roy Wager   Trumpet
Wes Vaughn   Vocals
Russ Carlson   Piano
Fred Higman   Tenor Saxophone,Vocals
Bob Lawrence   Vocals
Harold Marcus   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Johnny Mueller   Bass
Angie Rattiner   Trumpet
Andy Sannella   Clarinet,Steel Guitar,Alto Saxophone
Bill Moore   Trumpet
Billy Murray   Vocals
Danny Yates   Track Performer
Bernard Davis   Tuba
George Gowans   Drums
Norman Foster   Banjo
Dave North   Piano
John O. Arslanian   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
George Marsh   Drums
Ray Stilwell   Trombone
Mannie Weinstock   Trumpet
Willie Creager   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Harold "Scrappy" Lambert   Vocals
Voltaire de Faut   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone

Technical Credits

Paul James   Composer
Glenn Miller   Arranger
Ben Selvin   Director
Michael Brooks   Liner Notes
Joe Haymes   Arranger
Kay Swift   Composer

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